Engineering for Change

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Rowena Barber

The new face of women in water

August 16, 2017

Women are often underrepresented in the engineering field, and water is no exception. Women play critical roles in all...

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Susan Davis

Why companies should not sell or give technology intended for individual and household use to NGOs

August 14, 2017

When I worked at CARE, I used to get these calls about once a month. “Hi, I’m Bob! I...

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Noel Wilson

Gallery: Ishow in Photos

August 9, 2017

If you’ve ever been to an iShow you’ll know that they are long, information-dense single-day events in three urban...

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Rob Goodier

Fighting Latin American corruption with civic tech: Five questions for Anca Matioc

August 4, 2017

Growing up in Romania, political corruption was a family dinner conversation, and Anca Matioc has translated that ingrained interest...

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Anne Nelson

Learning to Teach ICT4D: 10 Principles Gleaned from Two Decades in the Classroom and the Field

August 2, 2017

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about teaching ICT4D, it’s that every project needs to be a hybrid between...

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International Telecommunication Union

Explore ICTs in Global Development at ITU Telecom World 2017

July 31, 2017

Artificial intelligence can crunch the numbers on inconceivably large volumes of data, predicting trends, mitigating problems, driving a revolution...

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Ben Taylor

Roads Paved with Plastic Bottles: Making Use of an Ecological Threat

July 18, 2017

Rotterdam in the Netherlands may become the first city to repurpose one of Earth’s biggest pollutants by paving its...

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Kate Fogelberg

Changing the behavior of the development sector

July 13, 2017

When the development community speaks of behavior change, it usually refers to individuals doing something differently. Whether that is...

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Rob Goodier

Algorithmic analysis of satellite data and a new offline tool monitor deforestation worldwide

June 30, 2017

Despite its protected status, deforestation threatens the Leuser Ecosystem, 2.6 million hectares (6.5 million acres) of rainforest on the...

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Rob Goodier

Fixing the world’s rural roads with a shovel and a phone app

For those of us who don’t know what it’s like to live at the end of a poorly maintained...

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